‘Spur One Another On’

One of the ‘extras’ that I enjoy – living where I am at the moment- is that from time to time I get to see the Red Arrows – ( Royal Air force Acrobatic Team ) – who are based nearby – flying over during their practices.       Whenever I see them I’m…

‘Tune In’

Some days I can sit in the quiet and hear – listen to – the bird songs around me as the day begins. Other days – it’s not so quiet – there’s ‘background noise’- distractions – and I find I need to deliberately ‘tune in’ – to hear the sounds that I want to hear…

‘Unfulfilled Expectations’

While on holiday we booked on a ‘Dolphin Watching Boat Trip’ – and – although our expectations were somewhat low – owing to the sea mist that hung over the harbour for most of the day – we did hold out hope! Our guide assured us that the dolphins were there – they were always…

‘Pushing the Boundaries’

I love walking and over the years have had many enjoyable hours – walking in different parts of our beautiful country. I’ve walked alone – with my husband – with family – and different groups of friends. In later life however – walks have got shorter – easier – and I have to confess that…

‘A Blank Canvas’

Arriving at our holiday destination last week I was thrilled at finding – in the apartment where we were staying – a large folding back window. There was a splendid view of the lovely harbour – and – I could already visualise myself sitting there early in the mornings. Although this coastal town was busy…

‘Life Goes On’

  Yellow patches among the green fields litter the landscape before me – signs of the cycle of life – the seed time – and later – the harvest – life goes on – Heavy consistent rain has plagued much of our countryside – many farmers left struggling with water logged fields – crops delayed…

‘So Much More’

As I look out across the countryside this morningĀ I find myself looking for different aspects that would make a good photograph. That’s because the other day I was out with a photography group – and challenging myself – not just to take photographs – but to learn more about both my camera – and –…